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Investments Still Needed in Infrastructure; More Dedicated to Local Highways in Recent Budgets

A report out last week graded New York's overall infrastructure at a C-. The report gave roads and bridges a D- and D+ respectively. There were several categories included in the report published by the American Society of Civil Engineers, but since...

October 5, 2015
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Barclay Recognizes Summer Readers


Almost 70 children throughout the area participated in Assemblyman Will Barclay's summer reading program. The recognition party was held Saturday, September 26 at the Fulton Public Library. Barclay read two stories and handed out certificates to...

October 1, 2015
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State-Funded Program Provides Assistance to Caregivers of the Elderly

In New York State, approximately 3,000,000 caregivers provide more than 2.6 billion hours of care to loved ones each year. According to the New York State Office for the Aging, the economic value of this care is $32 billion. A family caregiver's...

September 28, 2015
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Nuclear Power is Critical to New York's Future

Last week brought the unwelcome news that Entergy, the company that owns and operates the Fitzpatrick nuclear plant in Oswego County, is considering shutting down the facility. If this is to come to pass, the consequences to the local community and...

September 14, 2015
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Designation of Marine Sanctuary Could be Boon to Lake Ontario Shore Communities

There’s an effort underway for a four-county shoreline region of Lake Ontario to be designated as a National Marine Sanctuary. If designated, the local fresh-water area would be federally protected, help teach locals and visitors about...

September 12, 2015
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